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If you’re applying to law school, then you should know that your scores on the LSAT can make or break your acceptance into certain schools. Therefore, it’s imperative that you spend a fair amount of time preparing so you do well. Don’t make the mistake of thinking all standardized tests are alike though. While tests like the SAT and the ACT test your knowledge of certain subjects, the LSAT focuses on deductive reasoning. So consider what it means to do well on the LSAT, and how you can practice and prepare to increase your score.
Recently, I addressed the question “What’s The Point Of A JD/MBA?” If you’re someone who is thinking about pursuing a JD/MBA, it’s important to familiarize yourself with what the application process looks like and to understand the different options among the various schools you may end up considering.
If you’re thinking about applying to law school in the near future, there are many benefits to waiting a year or two to do so. As noted last week, waiting may give you time to raise your LSAT score, thus putting you in a position to go to a better school or get a better scholarship. In addition to these benefits, waiting to go to law school offers advantages that future students will reap once they get to law school.
Interested law school applicants would do well to consider waiting a year or two to apply to law school. Law schools aren’t going anywhere, and by waiting to apply, future applicants put themselves in a position to reap numerous benefits. In Part I, we consider the benefits that occur before law school. Next week, in Part II, we’ll consider the benefits that occur during law school.